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Author Fraser, N

Title Partnerships for Malaria Control. Engaging the Formal and Informal Private Sectors (UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, WHO) : Engaging the Formal and Informal Private Sectors: A Review
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2006


Description 1 online resource (96 pages)
Contents ABBREVIATIONS; DEFINITION OF TERMS; FOREWORD; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Why this review?; 1.2 Objectives in working through public private partnerships; 1.3 Methodology; 2. THE PLAYERS AND THE PLAYING FIELD; 2.1 Who are the players?; 2.2 The playing field; 2.3 The public sector- functions, strengths and challenges; 2.4 The private health sector -- pursuing interests within a government-regulated environment; 2.5 The public-private interface; 2.6 Health service clients -- how do they make their choices?; 3. TOOLS FOR EFFECTIVE MALARIA CONTROL
3.1 Insecticide-treated nets and insecticides3.2 Antimalarial drugs; 3.3 Information, education and communication; 4. STRATEGIC OPTIONS FOR ENGAGING THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN MALARIA CONTROL; 4.1 Teaming up for scaling-up; 4.2 Strategic options for private sector engagement; 4.3 Demand side schemes: key strategic options; 4.4 Supply side schemes: key strategic options; 4.5 Policy level: key strategic options; 5. WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES FOR IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH?; 5.1 Private sector providers; 5.2 Consumers and commodities; 5.3 Policy makers; 6. CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES
Summary This book discusses key strategic options for private sector engagement in order to scale up malaria prevention and treatment. It aims to provide action-oriented and evidence-based guidance, applicable and/or adaptable to various countries and contexts, for options to involve the private sector and using public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the expansion of malaria control interventions. It is based on current recognized best practice in treatment and prevention of malaria, and draws lessons mainly from experience in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The book also advocates implementation research
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Subject Malaria -- Prevention -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Malaria -- Prevention -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Vector control -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Public-private sector cooperation -- Developing countries
Antimalarials -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Nets -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Insecticides -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Informal sector (Economics) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries
Informal sector (Economics)
Public-private sector cooperation.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Delgado, J
Druce, N
ISBN 9789240682238